A famous face

A famous face

Photo courtesy of Bad Bunny on Instagram

Leo Levine-Aquino, Contributing Writer

A famous face in Latin American entertainment is Bad Bunny, a Puerto Rican singer, rapper and producer. He’s known for his Latin Trap music and for being a trendsetter in música urbana. Bad Bunny, birth name Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, was born in Puerto Rico in 1994. He started singing at the age of five. He studied audiovisual communication at the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo. During his time at the university, he was a bagger at a grocery store and made music that he uploaded to SoundCloud, including his song “Diles,” that got him signed to the Hear This Music label in 2016. Later that year, he released a song called “Soy Peor” which peaked at number 22 on the Hot Latin Songs chart and its video got more than 650 million views. In the summer of 2018, he was featured on Cardi B’s single “I like it,” which topped the Billboard Hot 100 list. Since then, he has collaborated with many artists including Drake, and in 2019 Bad Bunny won a grammy for his album “x100pre,” which won Best Urban album.

Bad Bunny’s music is streaming on all platforms.